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Dave Biegelsen
  • charter member of Xerox PARC
  • expertise includes acousto-optic interactions, electron spin resonance, disordered semiconductors, laser-induced thin-film crystallization, scanning tunneling microscopy, heteroepitaxial growth, and new fabrication methods and use of complex "smart matter" systems
  • over 100 US patents; Fellow of the APS


Ross Bringans
Ross Bringans
Vice President, Electronic Materials and Devices Laboratory

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  • directs novel electronics, MEMS, optoelectronic systems
  • infrastructure includes Si and optoelectronic fabrication lines for prototype devices
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • over 140 publications and 25 issued patents
  • previously Humboldt Fellow at Max-Planck-Institute for Semiconductor Research; research at Stanford University
  • Ph.D., Physics, Cambridge University



Eugene Chow
  • MEMS, packaging, and printing
  • microsprings for integrated circuit packaging and testing; novel viscous liquid printing concepts; xerographic micro-chip assembly
  • thin-film transistor integration with MEMS; large-area printed organic electronics research
  • Ph.D. and M.S., Electrical Engineering, & M.S. in management science and engineering, Stanford University; B.S., engineering physics, U.C. Berkeley


Chris Chua
  • semiconductor optical emitters: LEDs and lasers
  • epitaxy, design, and fabrication of nitride-based visible and ultra-violet
  • designed and built world's most densely-packed VCSEL array
  • two best paper awards and 60 patents
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Cornell University; B.S., Physics, B.S. Electrical Engineering, M.I.T.


Corie L. Cobb
  • expertise in product design, manufacturing, mechanics of materials, design synthesis, stochastic optimization, and computational modeling
  • focused on novel fabrication methods for batteries and hierarchical materials
  • previous experience at Applied Materials, HP, Bell Labs, Google, Toshiba Japan
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley; M.S., Mechanical Engineering and B.S., Product Design, Stanford University




Eric Holmberg
  • Content-Centric Technology for service provider networks
  • router and switch design
  • high-speed data plane hardware and software
  • author or co-author of 3 patents
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, UCLA; B.S., Electrical Engineering, UC Berkeley


Noble Johnson
  • guided team that has developed laser diodes and light emitting diodes in the visible and UV spectral regions and made major contributions to fundamental understanding of the material and devices
  • over 420 research papers in technical journals and conference proceedings and more than 50 patents
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society and IEEE
  • Ph.D., Princeton University


Nazly Pirmoradi
  • Current research focuses on novel micro- and nano-systems and integrated 3D smart objects and sensors for healthcare and biomedical applications
  • broad experience in MEMS, bioMEMS, lab-on-a-chip systems, microfluidics, and the lifecycle of advance biomedical microdevice development: including design, mechanics of materials, material and process development, and device and biological response study.
  • Developed a battery-less MEMS ocular implant for controlled and on-demand delivery of drug for treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Ph.D. and a M.A.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia; B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Tehran.


Sourobh Raychaudhuri



  • semiconductor nanowire devices and applications
  • solution-processing and inkjet-printing nanowire transistors
  • disordered nanowire mat solar cells
  • PhD, MS electrical engineering, U.C. San Diego




Steve Ready
  • high-accuracy ink jet printing
  • a-, poly-, and crystalline silicon and associated applications
  • large-area arrays for optical and x-ray imaging, displays, and organic semiconductor materials and devices


Jessy Rivest
  • manages the Energy Systems group
  • experience encompasses the lifecycle of materials advancement: materials design, development, characterization, and manufacturing systems engineering
  • Ph.D. and M.S., Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley; S.B., Mechanical Engineering, MIT.


Scott Solberg
  • gridline printing and ink development for solar cells; concentrated photovoltaic technologies
  • piezoelectric thick film deposition, firing, and release process
  • developed novel ceramic paste with greatly improved drying characteristics


Bob Street
  • large-area electronic materials and devices
  • printing technologies to replace photolithographic techniques
  • solution-based organic materials to create large-area transistor and sensor arrays
  • previous work on digital x-ray imaging commercialized through PARC spin-off dPix
  • holds 78 patents and published more than 350 papers
  • American Physical Society David Adler Award; American Institute of Physics prize for Industrial Applications of Physics
  • Ph.D., B.S., Physics, Cambridge University


Mandana Veiseh
  • Manages the Bioengineered Devices and Systems group
  • Expert in innovation, development and translation of biomaterials and technologies for disease diagnosis, monitoring and therapy
  • Fellows of NIH, Jordyn Dukelow in Pediatric Neuro-oncology, and DOE
  • Dual Ph.D. studies in Materials Science & Engineering and Nanotechnology at University of Washington; M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Textile Chemical Engineering from Tehran Polytechnic and Isfahan University of Technology


Janos Veres
  • flexible, printed, and hybrid electronics from development to commercialization
  • disruptive device and process technologies based on printing and coating
  • expert in the physics of organic semiconductor materials
  • PhD, Solid State Electronics, Imperial College


Yunda Wang
  • extensive background in MEMS fabrication and microsystems integration
  • currently focusing on the development of advanced MEMS structures
  • Ph.D. degree from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder; M.Eng. degree  from Peking University, Beijing; B.Eng. degree from Xi’an Jiaotong University


Gregory Whiting
  • novel applications, fabrication, and patterning methods for electronic devices that can be processed from solution
  • materials science and surface chemistry for thin-film devices
  • B.S., UC Berkeley; Ph.D., Cambridge University


Thomas Wunderer
  • LEDs based on group III-nitrides
  • 4 patents, 30+ journal publications, 60 conferences
  • VDI sponsorship award
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering